Chief Campus Counsel

The office of the Chancellor of the University of California Santa Cruz has retained Caldwell Partners, a national executive search firm, to assist with its Chief Campus Counsel search. Please email confidential inquiries, nominations, or referrals to:

We are now accepting candidate materials. The first review period ends January 20, 2023. The ability to apply or nominate will continue until the position has been filled. Applications, including a resume, cover letter, and statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, can be submitted to: The compensation range is $300K-$355K. Further information regarding the statement of contributions to DEI may be found online.

Special conditions of employment include: successful background check; financial disclosure requirements of the California Reform Act of 1974; annual disclosure of outside professional activities; mandatory trainings as required by the University of California. Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment.

The University’s vaccination policy can be found here:

The Search Advisory Committee

Position Description

Recruitment Schedule

  • Kickoff Search Advisory Committee Meeting - late November 2022
  • Initial Application Review Date - January 20, 2023
  • First Interviews - February 2023
  • Final Interviews - late February 2023

Final Interview Stage

Final interviews will take place in February 2023. During final interviews, candidates will be meeting in person with campus constituents. Names of final candidates will be announced one week before their interview.

If you have specific questions not addressed on the site, please email Lauren Morgan, Senior Leader Human Resources Manager, at